Accolades & Milestones

Dr. Chinnaiyan among five U-M faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2014 Class of Members. Chinnaiyan was elected member due to his work in the medical sciences, clinical medicine and public health. He is the director … Continue reading

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Jackie Weier retirement reception (May 1)

You’re cordially invited to celebrate Jackie Weier’s 18 years of achievement at her retirement reception. The reception takes place May 1 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the Central Staffing Resources Department, Med Inn Building, C106.

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Dr. Gary Hammer presents at TEDx conference

Dr. Gary Hammer, a passionate U-M cancer researcher, recently spoke at TEDxU-M about the power of vulnerability and presence in medicine. Hear about the three truths he learned from working with patients facing an adrenal cancer diagnosis and the advocates … Continue reading

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U-M finishes fifth among Big Ten schools in RecycleMania

U-M finished the 2014 intercollegiate RecycleMania competition with a nearly 30 percent recycling rate, placing fifth in the Big Ten and 120th among the 256 schools participating in the eight-week recycling contest. This was the university’s ninth year participating in … Continue reading

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Dr. Hervey-Jumper receives 2014 Ronald L. Bittner Award

Former chief neurosurgery resident, and incoming faculty member in the Department of Neurosurgery, Shawn Hervey-Jumper, M.D., recently received the distinguished Ronald L. Bittner Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He received the award at the recent AANS meeting … Continue reading

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2014 Dean’s Awards deadlines: Nominate faculty by May 1, staff by June 13

Members of the Medical School community are encouraged to nominate deserving educators, researchers and physicians by May 1, and staff by June 13, for the annual Dean’s Awards Program. The school currently is accepting nominations of faculty members in six … Continue reading

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Orthotics & Prosthetics receives new three-year accreditation

U-M Orthotics & Prosthetics (PM&R) proudly announces a three-year accreditation award by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC). U-M Orthotics & Prosthetics is recognized for achievements in the areas of Organizational Management, Patient Care … Continue reading

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Dr. Richardson named Ypsilanti Medical Director

The Department of Family Medicine has appointmented Caroline R. Richardson, M.D., associate professor, to the position of Medical Director at the Ypsilanti Health Center (YHC). Dr. Richardson is the first research-track faculty member to be named as a clinic medical … Continue reading

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$6 million gift to benefit thyroid cancer research

Jim Wigginton has given $6 million to support the Punya Thyroid Cancer Endowed Fund and establish the Nancy Wigginton Professorships of Thyroid Cancer. Wigginton had previously established the Punya Thyroid Cancer Endowed Fund for the benefit of thyroid cancer clinical … Continue reading

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U-M’s Ann Arbor campus recognized as Tree Campus USA

The University of Michigan’s longstanding commitment to promoting healthy trees and engaging the community in the spirit of conservation has led the Ann Arbor campus to be recognized as a 2013 Tree Campus USA for the sixth consecutive year. “Our … Continue reading

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